Cleaning my Sewing Machine

I came across a blog post recently, outlining how to clean a sewing machine (which I can’t find to share for you, sorry!). I remember thinking — you need to do that? I’ve never done that! This week, after I finished Izzy’s duffle bag and had decided to take a brief sewing break, I decidedContinue reading “Cleaning my Sewing Machine”

New ironing board cover

I have been doing a lot more sewing lately, as I start making gifts for people, and repairing items I would normally stuff in a box and forget about. The other day I was trimming apart some Half Square Triangles (quilting! I will post on this project soon 🙂 ) and I put the pointContinue reading “New ironing board cover”

Tutorial: Pillowcase seam repair

After our recent holidays I found myself with a lot of washing and sorting to do. This morning I came across this pillowslip, which had torn open where the pillow is inserted: This has been bugging me for a while, because it’s such a lovely pillowslip (I used this when I was growing up andContinue reading “Tutorial: Pillowcase seam repair”